UA journalist grad freed

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TUCSON, Ariz. -- The U of A grad who was working as a journalist and captured in Syria, has been freed.

Iranian-born Dorothy Parvaz was held by Iranian authorities, after being deported from Syria.

She was detained in Syria while working on assignment for the Al Jazeera english language channel.

She was covering the anti-government uprising in Syria.

She's now in her company's home base of Qatar.